Georg Edelmann

Auditor, Tax Advisor
Co-Head Tax
Practice Group: Mergers & Acquisitions

Gerog Edelmann is co-head of the practice group Tax. He has many years of experience in advising on the tax structuring of major medium-sized companies, internationally active companies and financial institutions. His main areas of concentration are group reorganisation, financing of groups with cross-border activities and the structuring of company acquisitions and digital business models. In these areas, he also assists clients with tax audits and tax court proceedings. An additional specialisation is advice on securitisation in the fields of tax law and investment law. Georg is co-editor of two commentaries: (i) Umwandlungssteuergesetz, 2nd edition, 2019 and (ii) Außensteuergesetz, 2nd edition, 2018. He lectures on tax law topics


  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Structured and hybrid financing
  • Corporate tax law
  • International tax law and EU tax law
  • Transfer pricing



  • Economic studies at the Universities of Augsburg and Mannheim and Business Administration studies at the Aston University of Birmingham (England)
  • Haarmann Hemmelrath & Partner (1994-2000)
  • KPMG New York and KPMG Frankfurt (2000-2002)
  • With Noerr since 2002
  • Admitted to the Munich Chamber of Tax Advisors


Selected Projects

  • Fresenius Medical Care AG: Advising on the change of legal form into Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA
  • Adcuram Investment AG: Cross-border transformation from Austria to Germany
  • Marlin: Advising the structuring of the acquisition of the optical business on Nokia Siemens Networks
  • DNV/Germnaischer Llyod: Advising post-merger integration in approx. 60 jurisdictions


Ranked by the magazine Wirtschaftswoche (July 2015) among the top 25 experts in Germany. The "very knowledgeable and precise" Georg Edelmann advises domestic corporates on restructuring mandates, including joint ventures. He also supports clients involved in corporate acquisitions and divestments.", Chambers Europe 2019. Goerg Edelmann's team recently proved itself as strong as ever, reinforcing its top position in the market, JUVE Handbuch Steuern, 2018


  • Institut der Wirtschaftsprüfer (IDW) [Institute of Auditors]
  • Wirtschaftsprüferkammer (WPK)
  • Steuerberaterkammer (StBK) [Institute of Tax Advisors]

Selected Publications

  • Umwandlungssteuergesetz Kommentar, Heidelberg 2014
  • Umwandlungssteuergesetz, 2. Auflage, 2019
  • Außensteuergesetzt, 2. Auflage, 2018